Opportunities for Support

With nearly 200 established scholarship and academic program funds in more than 40 different areas, there are many giving opportunities from which to choose.

100% of your donation supports the fund(s) of your choice.


Academic Excellence

  • Alice M. Snelgrove Honors Endowed Scholarship
  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Achievers Scholarship
  • H.D. McAninch Presidential Endowed Scholarship
  • Honors Program
  • John Modschiedler, Advisor Emeritus, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
  • Michael Ries Alumni Endowed Scholarship
  • Phi Theta Kappa (Justine Kawalek Memorial) Scholarship
  • Psi Beta Honor Society Program
  • Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship
  • SEN-HWA Foundation Scholarship for Student Success
  • Sharon Huck Scholarship

Academic Support

  • Counseling and Advising Services Program

Access and Accommodations

  • COACH Program
  • Dr. Maureen N. Dunne Autism Student Success Scholarship
  • Everyone Matters Scholarship
  • Hearing Impaired Program
  • Vocational Skills Program Support for Special Populations


  • Accounting Program
  • Kathy Marszalek Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Keiser Accounting Endowed Scholarship

Adult Students

  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Returning Adult Scholarship
  • Debra Jeffay Continuing Education Scholarship
  • The Honorable Bonnie M. Wheaton Endowed Scholarship
  • John B. Schreiber III Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  • Raymond and Virginia Link Vocational Scholarship

Architecture/Construction Management

  • Archadeck of Chicagoland Scholarship


  • Ellen Johnson Memorial Scholarship


  • Athletic Department Program
  • Football Program
  • General Athletic Program
  • Herb Salberg PE Scholarship
  • Jerry J. Fajkus Memorial Scholarship
  • Julie Svec Memorial Scholarship
  • Linda and Robert Jenkins Equipment Manager Student Aides Fund
  • Red Grange Bowl
  • Women’s Basketball Program
  • Women’s Soccer Program

Automotive Technology

  • Automotive Service Technology Program
  • Automotive Technology Scholarship
  • Clifford and Leone Foss Automotive Service Technology Endowed Scholarship
  • Mercedes Benz Endowed Scholarship
  • Norman F. Hallis Memorial Scholarship for Automotive Technology Excellence
  • Rocio Automotive Technology Scholarship

Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Harkins Women’s Scholarship for Excellence in Sociology
  • Sociology Program
  • Walter R. Jones Endowed Scholarship

Building Trades

  • Power Construction Scholarship
  • Road Builder Charities Scholarship

Business and Technology

  • Business and Technology Program
  • E.R. Valintis Scholarship
  • State Bank of Countryside Scholarship

Career Services

  • Co-op and Internship Program Opportunities (Career Services Program)


  • Iyer Chemistry Scholarship

Community Service

  • Volunteers in Action (VIA) Endowed Scholarship
  • Wendell Wood Scholarship

Computer and Internetworking Technology (CIT)

  • Matt Rassier Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Rocio Computer & Internetworking Technology (CIT) Scholarship
  • Vistex Impact Scholarship
  • Vistex Scholarship

Continuing Education

  • Lifelong Learning Program
  • Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  • SMART (Skills, Mentoring, and Readiness Training) Bridge Program Scholarship
  • Youth Leadership Program

Criminal Justice 

  • Donald J. Craft Memorial Scholarship
  • Honorable William J. Bauer Endowed Scholarship for Paralegal and Criminal Justice Studies
  • Michael Browning Memorial Scholarship
  • Study Abroad—Criminal Justice Scholarship

Culinary and Hospitality

  • Culinary and Hospitality Program
  • Culinary Student Scholarship (Teen Culinary Challenge)
  • For The Love of Chocolate Foundation Scholarship
  • George Macht Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • George Macht Culinary & Hospitality Program
  • Hospitality Administration Program
  • Hospitality Scholarship
  • Kathy Testa Memorial Challenge Scholarship
  • James Kohler Memorial Scholarship in Foodservice Administration
  • Marriott Chicagoland Business Hospitality Scholarship
  • SEN-HWA Foundation Culinary Scholarship

Cultural Arts

  • AFA Applied Music Fee Award
  • Aidos Mural
  • Belushi Artist-in-Residence Program
  • BTE Stage Management Scholarship
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Program
  • Cleve Carney Endowed Art Fund
  • Dr. Donald and Helen (Gum) Westlake Endowment for Student Productions
  • Earl Swanson Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Fine Arts Program
  • Glenn and Anita Dickson Fine and Applied Arts Scholarship
  • John Belushi Memorial Scholarships for Music and Theater (Choral, Jazz/Band, Orchestra, Second City/Theatre, Stage Management)
  • Lakeside Pavilion Program
  • MACtastic Treat Seats—Tickets for Kids and Families Endowment
  • McAninch Arts Center General Fund
  • McAninch Endowment for the Arts
  • Music Program
  • New Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Ronald Lemme Lecture Series
  • Sculpture Program
  • Steve Clifton Memorial Scholarship
  • Sustainable Arts Fund
  • Weiseman New Works Program
  • Wilson Memorial Photography Scholarship


  • Dental Hygiene Program
  • Morrissey Dental Hygiene Scholarship


  • ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technical and Scientific Olympics) Program
  • Hispanic-Latino Scholarship
  • Jesse J. Lopez Give a Kid a Second Chance Scholarship
  • Korean Studies Program
  • Latino Ethnic Awareness Association (LEAA) Program
  • Mary Daly Endowed Scholarship
  • Mayes/McLean Scholarship
  • Tom Galloway Memorial Scholarship

Early Childhood

  • Early Childhood Education Program
  • Helen Gum Westlake Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Early Childhood Education
  • Louise Beem Scholarship


  • Earl E. and Teresa L. Dowling Scholarship for Student Success
  • Esther Rowe Dodge Scholarship
  • DeLara Family Scholarship
  • The Isreal "Izzy" Malave Scholarship for Educators 

Emergency Relief

  • Community Education Farm Fund
  • FUEL Pantry
  • Student Crisis Emergency Support Program
  • Student Need Scholarship
  • Tuition Relief Program


  • Avanti Engineering Scholarship
  • Donald Carter Memorial Scholarship
  • Engineering Program
  • H.J. Kleemann Engineering Scholarship
  • Troy Scholarship for Engineering
  • Wilbur Walker Dodge Memorial Scholarship
  • William W. Steele Memorial Endowed Scholarship


  • Center for Entrepreneurship Fund for Workforce Development Program

Faculty and Staff Support

  • Classified Personnel Committee (CPC) Scholarship 
  • CODAA Founders Scholarship
  • Faculty/Staff Memorial Fund
  • IDEA Center Program
  • Teaching and Learning Center Program


  • Fashion Program
  • Scalise Family Fashion Program Scholarship


  • Lauren G. Morgan Forensics Scholarship


  • Certificate of GED Scholarship
  • G.E.D. Scholarship 

General Scholarships

  • Bowl for a Goal Scholarship
  • Bubbly Creek Endowed Scholarship
  • Carol Stream Community College Scholarship
  • College of DuPage Faculty Association Scholarship
  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Freshman Scholarship 
  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Impact Scholarship
  • Community Promise Scholarship
  • Dr. Robert Frank Endowed Scholarship
  • Early College Scholarship
  • Eric Martinson Memorial Scholarship
  • Flexible Steel Lacing Endowed Scholarship
  • Forbes Electric/Keller Margery Maurer Endowed Scholarship
  • General Scholarship Fund
  • Greg Joos Memorial Scholarship
  • Jill Johnson Hall Memorial Scholarship
  • Lillian Neale Campbell Endowed Scholarship
  • Michael and Sandra Meyers Scholarship
  • Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Impact Scholarship
  • Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn MAP Gap Scholarship
  • Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Student Success/Retention Scholarship
  • Robert L. Wagner Endowed Scholarship
  • Ruth Walbeck Memorial Scholarship
  • Susan Alice Scanlan Krenek Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • US Bank Scholarship

Health and Sciences (General)

  • Cancer Federation Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Geyer Scholarships
  • Jerry Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship
  • Mahnke Memorial Scholarship
  • Margarita Salazar Respiratory Therapy Scholarship
  • Ruth Nechoda Memorial Endowed Scholarship


  • 3+1 Healthcare Scholarship
  • Aveling Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Contact Tracing Program
  • Healthcare Initiative Scholarship
  • Healthcare Instructional Program Endowment
  • Mary Lynn Tomer Scholarship
  • Sonography Program

High Schools

  • Community HS District 94 (West Chicago) Scholarship
  • Community HS District 99 (Downers Grove North/South) Scholarship
  • Community Unit School District 200 (Wheaton/Warrenville) Scholarship
  • DuPage HS District 88 (Addison Trail/Willowbrook) Scholarship
  • Elmhurst District 205 (York Township) Scholarship
  • Fenton District 100 Scholarship
  • Glenbard High School District 87 Scholarship 
  • Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Scholarship
  • Indian Prairie District 204 Scholarship
  • Lake Park District 108 Scholarship
  • Lemont District 210 Scholarship
  • Lisle District 202 Scholarship
  • Lyons Township High School District 204 Scholarship
  • Naperville Community Unit School District 203 Scholarship
  • Westmont High School District 201 Scholarship


  • Carter Carroll Excellence in History Award
  • Lon A. Gault Memorial Scholarship

Homeland Security

  • Chief George Graves Scholarship 
  • Homeland Security Program
  • HSTI Program Development and Training Program


  • Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners Scholarship
  • Crestview Garden Club Scholarship
  • Floral Design Memorial Scholarship
  • Hawthorn Garden Club Scholarship
  • Horticulture Program
  • Horticulture Student Competition Support
  • Naperville Community Gardeners Scholarship
  • Tri-Village Garden Club Scholarship
  • Yvonne Marie Lanners Scholarship

Human Services

  • Naperville Woman’s Club Scholarship

Interior Design

  • Interior Design Program

International Education

  • Archeological Field School Award
  • Bordeaux French Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Dick Wood Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Edith S. Jaco Study Abroad Scholarship for Spanish Heritage Language Learners
  • International Education Development Support
  • International Education Resource Center Program
  • Study Abroad—Criminal Justice Scholarship
  • Study Abroad Scholarship 


  • Downers Grove National Bank Scholarship
  • Glenn Hansen Leadership Scholarship
  • Student Leadership Academy Program

Liberal Arts

  • Ron and Lois Nivling Scholarship for Liberal Arts Students
  • Wattis Foundation Scholarship


  • Learning Commons Program
  • Library Development Support
  • May and James Ryburn Endowment


  • Budilovsky Literary Endowed Scholarship 
  • Kane County Cougars Ozzie’s Reading Club Program Scholarship


  • August Zarcone Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • S.C. Reed Scholarship


  • American Meteorological Society Scholarship
  • Brian Fugiel Memorial Scholarship
  • Meteorology Program

Natural Sciences

  • B. J. Hoddinott Wildlife Ecology Endowed Scholarship
  • B. J. Hoddinott Wildlife Program Endowment
  • Marsh Project Fund


  • Barbara Kohler Memorial Scholarship in Nursing and Health
  • Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship
  • H. Claire Walters, RN Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Hui Nursing Superior Performance Award
  • John K. and Nancy Ann Rutledge Pre-Nursing Scholarship
  • Nursing Alumni Scholarship
  • Second Year Nursing Scholarship
  • Selena Kuch Nursing Scholarship
  • Shirley A. Benson Nursing Endowed Scholarship
  • Troy Scholarship for Nursing

Paralegal Studies

  • Honorable William J. Bauer Endowed Scholarship for Paralegal and Criminal Justice Studies
  • Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship
  • Linda and Robert Jenkins Endowed Paralegal Studies Scholarship
  • Paralegal Program
  • Paralegal Program Scholarship
  • Paralegal Student Success Fund


  • Alice Giordano Alumni Scholarship
  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Single Parent Scholarship
  • DuPage Area Moms Scholarship

Political Science

  • Professor Chris Goergen Political Science Scholarship


  • Elmhurst Rotary Club Vocational/Technical Scholarship
  • Naperville Rotary Charities and the Rotary Club of Naperville Scholarship
  • Rotary—Naperville Downtown Scholarship

Student Life

  • Student Life Leadership Award
  • Student Life Program
  • Student Club: Model United Nations

Surgical Technology

  • Edwin and Barbara Dannewitz Perioperative Arena Scholarship

Textbook and Supplies

  • College of DuPage Foundation’s Textbook Scholarship
  • College of DuPage Foundation's Supplies Scholarship
  • Eileen M. Ward Textbook/Instructional Materials Endowed Scholarship
  • Evalynn Jantos Textbook Scholarship
  • Mary Mack Scholarship
  • Paul W. Hedburn and Katherine T. Hedburn Textbook/Supplies Scholarship


  • Attard Family Endowed Scholarship for Veterans
  • Betty and Ron Krupp Veterans Scholarship
  • Patriot Scholarship
  • Veteran Services Program
  • Veterans Textbook Scholarship


  • A.R.C. Memorial Scholarship
  • Luke Laudolff Memorial Scholarship

WDCB Radio

  • WDCB Public Radio


  • The Christopher Drop Welding Scholarship

Working Students

  • Assurance Golden Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Unrestricted Fund

  • Resource for Excellence


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425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Phone: (630) 942-2462 
Email: foundation@codfound.org
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